SAFEGUARDING - Killeigh Parish

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Safeguarding Children;
All Church personnel (including clergy, religious, staff and volunteers) have a responsibility to safeguard children through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment that supports their best interests and prevents abuse.
The Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded here
Diocesan Safeguarding Statement available HERE.

As required of all church personnel in this diocese, we will adhere to ‘Kildare & Leighlin Diocese: Safeguarding Children Policy & Procedures’ (Feb 2017).

If you have a concern contact:-

Diocesan Designated Person; (D.L.P.) –
Mick Daly: 085-8021633  Email:-  
Deputy Designated Person; (D.L.P.) –
Michele Hughes: Email:                               

The DLP is the person responsible
in our diocese
for receiving all Child Safeguarding concerns
and reporting same to the civil authorities.
Local Safeguarding Representatives: –
Breda O’Connor       
Concepta Murphy  
Aileen McDermott  

The LSR’s role is to promote awareness of the diocesan safeguarding children policy and procedures, and to ensure that church activities are provided in a way that ensures the safety and wellbeing of the children involved.

Diocesan Safeguarding Coordinator
Duty Social worker can be contacted 9am-5pm
  Laois Area                                      
057 86 92567/8                                
Offaly Area
057 93 70700
Tusla, Laois Offaly 0449353997
HSE National information line:- 1850 24 1850 (callsave)

Outside of these hours in cases of emergency please contact An Garda Síochána

                                Tullamore:       057 93 21305  

                               Portarlington:  057 8623112


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